Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Stockton Lake

4.8

Dade County, MO

Place paid
Water Fresh
Depth 98 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Stockton Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Dade County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Stockton Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Dade County, Missouri, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Stockton Lake.

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Stockton Lake Fishing Map

Explore the Stockton Lake fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 37°36'29.0"N 93°46'11.0"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Stockton Lake, MO

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Stockton Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Missouri.

There are countless Stockton Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Channel catfish, White crappie, Black crappie, Spotted bass, Smallmouth bass, Walleye and others, as of February 21, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

6

Min size

No

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Channel catfish

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10

Min size

No

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White crappie

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

30

Min size

No

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Black crappie

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

30

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Stockton Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Stockton Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 10 species of fish in Stockton Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Stockton Lake

Must visit the following nearest Stockton Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Greene County, MO

6 hot spots

4.7

Benton County, MO

10 hot spots

4.8

Miller County, MO

10 hot spots

4.1

Taney County, MO

10 hot spots

4.1

Taney County, MO

10 hot spots

4.5

Winnebago County, WI

10 hot spots

4.2

Cass County, MO

4 hot spots

4.3

Jackson County, MO

6 hot spots

4.5

Jackson County, MO

10 hot spots

4.8

Benton County, MO

3 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Stockton Lake

  • Stockton Lake has 15 inches minimum length limit on largemouth and smallmouth bass, and 12 inches minimum length limit on spotted bass.
  • Using small jigs or minnows around brush structure might help you to catch crappie.
  • The best time to fish for white bass is from mid-March to the end of April. Small crankbaits, rooster tails, topwater lures, and white jigs might help you to catch this fish.
  • You can find a lot of black bass in the lower section of the lake.
  • To catch walleye target the area around the dam, coves, and more shallow water in spring and fall. Target the level of thermocline or near it in summer.
  • The best time for catfishing here starts in the mid-May and ends in the mid-June.
  • The daily creel limit for crappie is 15 fish per day with the minimum length limit of 10 inches

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